Commonwealth National Podcast

Brain Health Symposium: Adam Gazzaley (8/26/09)

Patty James, M.S. C.N.C., Vital Health Educator; Nutrition Coach
William B. Grant, Ph.D., Health Researcher, SUNARC
Daniel G. Amen, M.D. , Medical Director, Amen Clinics, Inc.
Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Director, UCSF Neuroscience Imaging Center
Phil Jacklin, Ph.D., Past President, Smart Life Forum
Judith Orloff, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA

Come feed your mind! Join us for an afternoon series on keeping your brain healthy at all ages. The program will consist of a series of presentations by experts researching brain fitness. A reception with healthy snacks prepared by James will kick off the program. Grant will discuss the role of vitamin D in brain health. Amen will discuss natural ways to optimize the brain and give people a very specific 10-step prescription. Gazzaley will talk about the aging brain: exploring the crossroads of memory and attention. Rounding up the program, Jacklin will discuss prevention and reversal of Alzheimer’s disease, and Orloff will discuss how to harness our biology and attitude to reduce stress and optimize brain health and fitness. Don’t miss this enriching afternoon.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on August 26, 2009.